Match Reports

Chennai: Mukund’s fantastic run ends & Prajnesh suffers an upset

On a hot sultry day, with the Chennai sun blazing down, the day started with a bang for Indians with Mukund Sasi Kumar starting where he left off. Before the second seed could blink and think, the Indian lad broke him in his first service game and was 3-0 up in the first set. As …

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India lose 1-3 to Italy despite Rohan-Divij’s memorable win

Picture Credits – Surya Nandhan Rajendhiran(Instagram – sr28_sports) A near full house crowd at the Calcutta South Club was greeted to a tantalisingly close doubles rubber, with the home team of Rohan Bopanna and Divij Sharan coming up with an excellent comeback win over the Italian pairing of Simone Bolelli and Matteo Berrettini. Rohan and …

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Davis Cup – India down 2-0 against Italy

“It was a bad day in the office. But we still believe we can stage a comeback tomorrow. This is Davis Cup. And stranger things have happened here” – Mahesh Bhupathi, Captain, Indian Davis Cup Team Photo Credits – Surya Nandhan Raj(Instagram – sr28_sports) It was a disappointing day for India’s top singles players, as …

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Prajnesh beats Saketh to bag his 2nd ATP Challenger title in Bengaluru, to become India No.1 on Monday

By Ravishankar Krishnan, 17th November, 2018 Picture Credits – Deepthi Indukuri Going into the finals of the 2018 ATP Bengaluru Open, Saketh and Prajnesh had faced each other on two occasions, with the head to head standing at 1-1. Both these matches were 3 setters. So you would have been forgiven if you thought we …

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It’s a Prajnesh vs Saketh final at the ATP $150K(+H) Bengaluru Final

By Ravishankar Krishnan – 16th November, 2018 To have two Indians competing in the singles final of an ATP Challenger event is rare, a $150K(+H) one at that. What makes it even more special is the fact that our top two singles players, Yuki Bhambri and Ramkumar Ramanathan, weren’t even taking part in the event. …

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Saketh beats Sumit to make QF ; Prajnesh through to SF as well as Mukund had to retire with a back issue

Saketh Myneni at the KSLTA Courts. Picture Credits – Deepthi Indukuri(Bengaluru Open) On an overcast day at the KSLTA courts in Cubbon Park in Bengaluru, the start could not have been more dull, with Mukund having to withdraw from his match in the first game itself, against mentor figure Prajnesh, owing to a back issue. …

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